Head for the Hills runs after school mountain bike skills programs for kids wanting to try mountain biking as well as those looking to develop their skills. The program is based in mountain bike parks around the Mitcham area and is designed for kids aged 10 to 14. There are no pre-requisites for participants and the program is perfect for beginners, so long as they can ride confidently on two wheels.

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2019 Program Information

In 2019 we will run two programs, spanning approximately six months each. Both the Autumn and Spring programs will be identical meaning participants can choose the one that best fits into their schedule without missing out! There will be groups for both beginner and intermediate riders and we hope to be able to offer the program on multiple weekdays, although this is subject to interest.

Groups will be arranged according to age, experience and skill level. The program focuses on the key skills of mountain biking and will develop the students:

  • Bike handling and balance
  • Control and trail reading
  • Technique (discipline independent)

Students will also learn about the non-practical aspects of mountain biking, including:

  • Trail etiquette for shared-use networks
  • Risk assessment and management skills
  • Knowledge of participation opportunities

Balance skills learned at slow speed enhance control & accuracy on faster trails

2019 Autumn Program Details

Ages: 10 - 14 years
Session Duration: 1.5 hours (15 sessions total)
Dates: School Weekdays (Feb - June)
Time: 4pm - 5:30pm
Cost: $35 per session ($525 total)
Bike & Helmet Hire Option: $225 for the entire program or $20 per session
Delivery Locations:
  • Craigburn Farm Trails, Sturt Gorge RP (map)
  • Shepherds Hill Recreation Park (map)

Letting the bike move over obstacles keeps wheels on the ground and gives you control

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We are now taking registrations for the 2019 Autumn program. No payment is currently required.

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For more information contact:

Tyson Schmidt

Senior Coach

Head for the Hills Off Road Cycling
72 Corconda Street
Clearview, South Australia
5085

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